Re: A little respect for "unvalidated"

Subject: Re: A little respect for "unvalidated"
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 16:08:18 -0400

McLauchlan, Kevin wrote:

> But it does have a generally understood meaning ... ?

I ran this problem past my wife who has the good fortune to be entirely
out of this discussion. She's a quality engineer, and knows what's
involved in getting people to understand stuff, usually stuff they would
prefer to avoid thinking about.

So I asked her to differentiate between invalidated and unvalidated,
providing her as little context as possible. She defined each one
correctly, and then said, "But I wouldn't ever use either of them. I'd
find a way to say it that could not be misunderstood."
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Follow-Ups:

References:
A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Dan Goldstein
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Combs, Richard
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Handy, David
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Dan Goldstein
Re: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Robert Lauriston
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Robert Lauriston
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: Dan Goldstein
RE: A little respect for "unvalidated": From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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